Category Archives: how-to

Portable shade

Red Green shows us how to keep the car cool when you have to park where there’s no shade.

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Leftover pizza French toast

When you French toast leftover pizza, the stale crust becomes a soft and savory pillow, while the once-rubbery cheese crisps on the outside of a gooey interior. This isn’t a technique you want to waste on artisanal thin-crust gouda slices. … Continue reading

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Restoring a straight razor

Flea market razor gets a new handle, sharpening and polishing. [5:43]

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AFL vs. rugby

In a post last Monday I mistakenly referred to an AFL football game as a rugby game. I’m going to try to set us all straight in this post. Just remember, Rugby = Europe (for the most part) and Aussie … Continue reading

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Wife’s birthday

Red Green discusses the above topic in a segment of Ask the Experts. [stop at 2:33]

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Pea salad

An unconventional way to create a pea salad. [4:07] Recipe in description.

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Car air freshener

Red Green turns a Rolodex into a cheap car air freshener. [stop at 1:21]

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Burrito Casserole

Ammohead shows us how to make the titled dish in a cast iron pan. Needs some more hot sauce on that bad boy. [9:11]

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Asphalt

Watch a crew seal coat a driveway with precision. All that’s missing is the smell. [5:09]

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Coffee maker

Red Green shows us how to make coffee using a water heater, or as he calls it, a hot water heater. [VHS quality]

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Biscuits and gravy

Following up on last week’s S.O.S. video, here is a breakfast staple for many especially those who talk or look funny. Folks like you and me. The recipe is in the video description.

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Freeze plate

Mad scientist Colin Furze has built a “reverse hob,” a super cold metal plate to chill beverages and eggs and beans. A hob is a metal plate or shelf used in conjunction with a stove. A stove’s cooktop is called … Continue reading

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Juice a watermelon

Do it the Alton Brown way. (Don’t know what became of the seeds.)

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Gas stations

An overview of the service station Rebuilding a gas station – time lapse [6:21]

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Power clothesline

Red Green creates the lazy man’s version of a motorized clothesline. [stop at 1:18]

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Creamed chipped beef on toast

S.O.S. – Shit on a shingle. Mighty tasty if you don’t have it every single morning for breakfast. Printable recipe.

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